WP Chamber, Amazon host networking event for new and established members
The Greater West Plains Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly new-member meet-and-greet Thursday morning at 10/40 Coffee on Court Square, for prospective and established chamber members to chat, network and share ideas. Executive Assistant Jennifer Dryer made a presentation describing membership benefits including insurance, legislative updates that affect businesses, and networking and advertising opportunities. The event was sponsored by Amazon, which provided complimentary coffee and pastries. Upcoming, the chamber will host its August luncheon noon Thursday in the civic center Magnolia Room; a ribbon cutting ceremony 11:30 a.m. Aug. 21 at Butler Children's Park; a member mixer from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at Colton's Steakhouse & Grill; and a Nonprofit Alliance meeting 9 a.m. Aug. 30 at Trillium Trust Community Room in East Towne Village, Bill Virdon Boulevard. For information about membership, call 417-256-4433, email email@example.com, visit www.chamber.com, follow @wpmochamber on Facebook or stop by the chamber office, open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at 401 Jefferson Ave. From left: His Place associate pastor Nathan Ogden chats with Amazon representative Todd Ghys, West Plains Public Library Director Dr. Greg Carter crosses paths with chamber board member Eric Gibson, and chamber ambassador Shirley Butler converses with Dryer.